News and Events

4th April 2019

Wigan UTC Announcement

Important Announcement Dear Parent/Carer Closure of Wigan UTC – September 2019 Following discussions between the Department for Education, the Northern Schools Trust and the Local Governing […]
29th November 2018

Build My Future

On the 28th and 29th of November 2018, Northern Schools Trust will again host an enthralling programme of presentations and interactive seminars to our cross-trust cohort […]
7th June 2018

Scholars Sheffield trip!

Northern Schools Trust students visit the University of Sheffield   Yesterday members of the Northern Schools Trust Scholars programme visited The University of Sheffield for a […]
4th June 2018

NST staff featured in The School Business Manager’s Handbook

Clerk to Northern Schools Trust, Sian Turner has recently been published in The School Business Manager’s Handbook. The book features guidance, advice and tips from school […]
19th April 2018

Patricio is now a Registered Science Technician!

“This week, I found out, after months of gathering information, re-writing my submission, the Science Council approved my application and have awarded me the status Registered […]
2nd February 2018

Northern Powerhouse

With the Northern Powerhouse rushing into headlines Metro Major Steve Rotheram, BBC and Radio City visited the Liverpool Life Sciences UTC school! We featured on BBC […]
14th November 2017

UTC becomes first school in the UK to gain a Surgeon in residence

Life Sciences UTC is delighted to welcome a brand new Surgeon-in-residence, Tom Hampton.
13th November 2017

Wigan UTC pupils receive Duke of York GOLD awards

On the 6th November 2017, Wigan UTC pupils received Duke of York Gold awards from HRH the Duke of York at St James Palace in London. […]
10th October 2017

Faraday Challenge Day

Six Year 8 students from Kingsway Academy have attended the Faraday Challenge Day at Upton Hall School. They were given a challenge to design and build […]
3rd August 2017

The Studio Showcase

The Studio has hosted its annual Showcase event. Students were out in full force displaying their work. From art, design, photography, and film, to app, games […]
25th July 2017

BBC’s Countryfile visits Life Sciences UTC

The BBC’s Countryfile recently visited Life Sciences UTC as part of a feature on urban farming. Farm Urban has installed three urban farming systems around Liverpool, […]
17th July 2017

Colombia’s Secretary of Education visits North Liverpool Academy

Colombia’s Secretary of Education, Juan Carlos Gomez Montoya, recently visited North Liverpool Academy, as part of his tour of the UK, which also included the University […]
11th July 2017

Students success at The Big Bang Fair

A group of Year 13 students have won an Endeavour Award at The Big Bang Fair North West after they designed and built a cloud chamber […]
13th June 2017

North Liverpool Academy is most improved school in Liverpool

North Liverpool Academy’s recent Ofsted inspection rated the school officially as a Good School, along with the exceptional academic results achieved in August 2016 confirms the […]
8th May 2017

Peers in Schools Visit from Lord Storey

North Liverpool Academy hosted a talk from a member of the House of Lords on Friday 5th May to encourage students to become more engaged with the […]
4th May 2017

North Liverpool Academy work with BBC for ‘Moving On’ TV series

The BBC recently approached North Liverpool Academy Art Department to provide a selection of student’s art work for ‘Moving On’, a television series of contemporary dramas […]
2nd May 2017

Bestselling author Jonathan Meres visits North Liverpool Academy

For the second year running, author Jonathan Meres presented his bestselling book tour at North Liverpool Academy for over 400 primary school students. The famous author […]
25th April 2017

The Studio becomes first school to join PlayStation® First

The Studio has become the first school in the UK to join PlayStation®First, Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe’s (SIEE) global academic program.
24th March 2017

Students win Innovation Award

This week, four students from Life Sciences UTC attended a Unilever and All about STEM celebration and assessment day at Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight. Prior to […]
3rd March 2017

Lord Goddard of Stockport visits Wigan UTC

On Friday 3rd March, Lord Goddard of Stockport visited Wigan UTC to speak to Year 10 & 12 students as part of the ‘Lord Speaker’s Peers […]
3rd March 2017

Build My Future Festival

Build My Future Festival is a dynamic annual two-day careers event based in Liverpool. Presented by Northern Schools Trust, the festival is focused on encouraging Year 12 […]
16th January 2017

Trust CPD Day – January 2017

“It is our ambition to be a Trust of outstanding schools and practitioners providing aspirational, transformational educations for every one of our students.” The start of […]
29th November 2016

Northern Schools Trust Bake Off

Here at the Northern Schools Trust, we have been inspired by the Great British Bake Off…have you? North Liverpool Academy, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, The Studio […]
22nd November 2016

Remembrance Assembly at The Kingsway Academy

Last week, we held our annual remembrance assembly at The Kingsway Academy to pay our respects to the servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice […]
22nd November 2016

UTC in the City

It has been a whirlwind 7 weeks and as we are going into the half term we can’t thank the students enough for really giving all […]
22nd November 2016

BBC Newsround and BLOODHOUND help to Engineer success for the future generation

Students from the North Liverpool Academy and Four Oaks Primary School joined forces to use their science and engineering skills to build model cars that might […]
22nd November 2016

Digital Day 2016

Digital Day 2016 proved to be an action packed event as business professionals from across Liverpool joined the team at The Studio to work with our […]
5th October 2016

Primary Workshops Inspired by Regeneration in Local Area

Year 7 students worked collaboratively with feeder primary schools to celebrate the up and coming changes in the area and to mark the new developments of […]
5th October 2016

1st Place at Talent Show for Kingsway Academy Student

A Kingsway Academy student has won the Joytime competition following a fantastic musical performance. Lucy Wood has won first prize at Joytime, the longest running talent […]
5th October 2016

Northern Schools Trust Art Competition

Year 11 students from North Liverpool Academy, Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, The Studio and The Kingsway Academy recently competed in the first Northern Schools Trust Art […]
5th October 2016


After a successful summer with a flurry of exceptional exam results, packed enrolments, planning and preparation we kicked off our fourth academic year at Liverpool Life […]
5th October 2016

Trust CPD Day – 1st July 2016

“At the heart of the Northern Schools Trust is a commitment to transform the lives of children and young people through education.” On 1st July 2016, teachers […]
26th August 2016

Best Results in Four Years for North Liverpool Academy

North Liverpool Academy have achieved their best grades in four years with a record 20% improvement on August 2015 in the number of students achieving 5 […]
26th August 2016

Best Ever GCSE Results at The Studio

We are celebrating our best set of GCSE results at The Studio. Results in our specialisms of IT, Creativity and Entrepreneurship were particularly strong with ICT […]
26th August 2016

Life Sciences Tops Last Years Results

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC celebrates another year of top achievements following fantastic GCSE results for the second year running. Students, including Jon Mcloughlin, Anastasia Walker, Rhiannon […]
13th July 2016

Monica Tomlinson – School Support Staff of the Year Winner

We are delighted to announce that our very own Monica Tomlinson has won the School Support Staff of the Year Award at the Echo Schools Awards! […]
1st June 2016

Trust CPD Day

“At the heart of the Northern Schools Trust is a commitment to transform the lives of children and young people through education.” On 1st July 2016, […]
30th November 2015

Academy Launches Specialist Sixth Form Pathways

The Kingsway Academy is now accepting applications for its new Sixth Form curriculum offer with three new specialist pathways available to students from across the Wirral in September 2016
30th November 2015

North Liverpool Academy Student wins language award

A North Liverpool Academy student has achieved national recognition, beating University students, for her skills in Business Languages.
30th November 2015

Graduate from The Studio Secures Industry Apprenticeship

A Sixth Form Graduate from The Studio has secured an apprenticeship with creative design agency Citrus Suite.
30th November 2015

Eco-Project of the Year Winner

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC was recognised for the second year running at an annual awards ceremony hosted in Liverpool earlier this month.
22nd September 2015

Maths Mastery at Academy

North Liverpool Academy has recently partnered with national mathematics organisation Mathematics Mastery, whose mission is to transform mathematics education in the UK by developing teachers that teach exceptional lessons, so that every child can succeed in mathematics.
10th August 2015

BAFTA Win for Liverpool Student

The Studio student has been awarded the BAFTA Young Game Developer (YGD) prize.
16th July 2015

Summer Fair Success

Kingsway Academy hosts its first annual Summer Fair.
9th July 2015

‘One Vision’ Staff Conference

Northern Schools Trust hosts professional development day for all staff.
17th June 2015

Ofsted report praises The Studio

School celebrates following first Ofsted inspection.
1st June 2015

CoderDojo hosted at The Studio

Staff and students share skills with the next generation of coders.
19th May 2015

Another Victory for Debate Team

North Liverpool Academy students secure further Debate Mate success.
18th May 2015

Wildflower Community Project

North Liverpool Academy students head to Everton Park to take part in a special project.
10th May 2015

Inspiring Creativity in Liverpool

STEAMco host a series of creativity seminars and workshops.
9th April 2015

Students at US Embassy Debate

The Studio students take part in Benjamin Franklin Fellowship Debate.
8th April 2015

The Studio Showcase Event

Partners and parents invited to see student success and innovation.
7th April 2015

‘Build My Future’ Careers and Science Festival

Students design the healthcare technologies of the future.
1st April 2015

Career Award for Academy

North Liverpool Academy achieves Career Connect Quality Award.
23rd March 2015

Lego visit Life Sciences UTC

LEGO provide students with the Building Blocks for the Future.
12th February 2015

UTC Transmits – HIV Seminar

HIV Breakthrough Seminar Hosted by Life Sciences UTC
6th February 2015

Students Attend Model UN Conference

The Studio represented at United Nations Conference in Atlantic College, Wales.
21st January 2015

Studio Director in Top 100 Women In Games

MCV names Jade Parkinson-Hill as one of the UK's Top 100 Women in Games.
14th January 2015

CoderDojo Arrives in Liverpool

A global community that enables young people to discover the magic behind technology and learn computer coding is arriving in Liverpool.
15th December 2014

STEM Assured® Status for Life Sciences UTC

School awarded for its outstanding commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
12th December 2014

US Embassy visit The Studio

Students meet representatives from the Embassy of the United States of America.
28th November 2014

Schools honoured at Educate Awards

Life Sciences UTC, North Liverpool Academy and The Studio recognised at awards ceremony.
18th November 2014

Shadow Education Minister visit

Schools welcome ministers Kevin Brennan and local MP Louise Ellman.
10th November 2014

‘UTC Transmits’ Launch

Seminar programme is launched at the University of Liverpool.
13th October 2014

ASiT Surgery Taster Day

The national medical organisation ASiT visits Life Sciences UTC to present a unique day of project-based learning.
24th September 2014

The Studio and Zondle team up for BBC Radio 4 feature

Dr Howard-Jones discusses his program that allows teachers to set up quizzes relevant to their topic areas.
9th September 2014

The Kingsway Academy opens its doors

Students are welcomed to their new school which provisionally joins the Northern Schools Trust in December 2014.
5th September 2014

The Studio presents: How to be More Awesome

A journal co-designed by World Merit partners and students from The Studio was launched today in partnership with organisation Appreciating People.
1st September 2014

Director in Top 100 Influential Women

Insider Media have named Lyndsay Macaulay as one of the North West's Top 100 Influential Women.
4th July 2014

Vince Cable MP visits Life Sciences UTC

The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Dr Vince Cable MP visited Liverpool Life Sciences UTC.
14th April 2014

BBC and Rt Hon. John Bercow MP visit The Studio

Group visited The Studio to see what our current students and visitors have been working on as part of the Ideas Factory series.
8th April 2014

World Merit Day 2014 launches at The Studio

The Studio hosted the launch of World Merit Day 2014, inviting visitors from across Liverpool to celebrate the upcoming event.
3rd March 2014

‘That’s my future in the test tube, Sir’

The Sunday Times visits Life Sciences UTC.
3rd March 2014

Financial Times commends Life Sciences UTC

Newspaper says Life Science College has replaced Uniforms with Lab Coats.